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Nov 19, 2012 9:00am PST
correspondent amman mohyeldin. sorry. amman, before we get into the analysis here, give us an update as far as where things stand in terms of egypt's mediating what could be peace talks in this situation? >> sure. yeah. all eyes have shifted away from gaza about a couple hundred miles south of here and it's all about cairo right now because that's where egyptian intelligence officials and egypt's president is negotiating a truce between israel and the palestinian factions. in the last several hours, egypt's president mohamed morsi has met with both the head of hamas's political office and head of islamic jihad, the two biggest factions in gaza. both of them are saying that they're willing to enter truce with israel on certain conditions. these conditions are that gaza lifts a punishing blockade and siege that has been imposed on gaza since 2006 and allows the free moment movement of people in and out of the territory and supplies and medicine. they want assurances from israel that israel does not carry out any more assassinations on top palestinian leaders like the one we saw last wednesday th
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, the man with all the answers, cnbc's amman jabbers. what's your assessment of this jobs report? >> it's definitely a strong jobs report, stronger than expected consensus was about 125,000 jobs, we saw 171,000. that was a surprise to the upside. in the morning wall street liked that, the dow futures up on that news, but politically i think the interesting thing here is that all the conspiracy theorists are gone back in their holes today, we haven't heard from all those folks and part of the reason because there's something in here for everybody. the republicans are saying this isn't good enough and the economy is at a standstill. democrats are saying look, we want to build on the progress that we're making. and so it is slow, but steady progress here and i think you have to look at some of the internal numbers here, 500,000 new people joined the labor force in the last month and look at these revisions over the previous months, in august, they revised from 142,000 jobs gained to 192,000 jobs gained. in september revised from 114,000 to 148,000 jobs gained. so big increases in th
Nov 20, 2012 9:00pm EST
arabic means the ever-flowing spring. it's address, here in amman, jordan was a post office box. it's telephone number, a mobile phone. the principal was a mysterious iraqi by the name of naer jumaili. and a half a billion dollars in iraqi defense funds would eventually find their way into his private account at the housing bank of jordan. the person who knows the most about the case is judge radhi al radhi, who in 2004 was iraq's commissioner of public integrity. it was his job to prosecute official corruption in iraq, and it may have been the most dangerous job in the country. twice tortured and imprisoned under saddam hussein, he received death threats from both the insurgents and from corrupt officials. seven of his people had been killed. >> do you have body guards? >> [speaking arabic ] >> yes. >> how many? >> [speaking arabic ] >> 30. >> lots of people would like to see you dead. >> [speaking arabic ] >> i don't care. that's their problem. >> you don't care? >> i do not care. >> judge radhi was more than happy to walk us through the case. aside from the hundreds of millions of
Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
. amman jabbers is watching the balance of power tonight. >> hi. well election night has begun in the united states senate. our first actual call that we can make. nbc news is now projecting that bernie sanders will be the winner in the vermont senate race, not a surprise, but it is our first call of the evening. also, a couple other states to update you on in the senate, in the indiana senate race nbc news is saying that one is too close to call. remember, that's where six-term republican senator richard lugar was beaten by richard mour mourdock. in virginia, too close to call in the senate race there. this is a titanic battle between two former virginia governors. nbc news saying virginia is too close to call. now let me bring you up to speed as we start the evening now in the united states senate here is the balance of power in the united states senate among democrats. 51 democrats, two independents who typically vote with those democrats, and we've got 47 republicans in the senate. that means that republicans tonight, if they want to take over the chamber, are going to need a net
Nov 24, 2012 8:00pm PST
problem firsthand, i rode along with lieutenant craig amman. he has been on the job for 30 years. he will tell you, when he takes an overdose call, the usual suspect is a painkiller. >> what sort of impact have you seen here in seattle? >> well, i think if you pull a group of people together from this community, someone in that group is going to have had a friend, a loved one that has either had difficulty with a prescription drug or potentially died from that. >> amman's unit responds to 45 calls a month about overdoses involving these types of medications. and this is important, it can be difficult to tell whether it's a painkiller or heroin, because they come from the same ingredient and do the same sort of thing to your body. >> aside from needle tracks in the arms, someone who has had an overdose of pain medication like that or heroin, they could look very much the same? >> absolutely. they could be unconscious from a medication that they think is relatively safe for them because instead of getting it on the street, they get it from a pharmacist. >> okay. 36, code green. >>
Nov 26, 2012 9:30am PST
stall offers fuchka, a traditional fare for people on the go. mohammed amman is only 14, but he's been manning the stand for a year now -- and taking in around 10 euros a day. >> my family is pretty poor, so i had to start earning early on. there's no other way. >> unicef estimates that around five million children work in bangladesh -- many of them much younger than mohammed. >> i went to school for a little while, but then my parents couldn't afford it. >> a portion of fuchka sells for the equivalent of 30 cents. >> you see fuchka everywhere here. in the seating areas of these food shops, people are sitting together, all eating fuchka. >> the little hollow dough balls are supposed to be just big enough to fit in your mouth. >> my fuchka are filled with chili, onions, coriander, with lentils, salt, masala, potatoes and tomatoes. >> and what do the diners say about his creations? >> when we friends meet up, this is where we like to come for a snack. >> we wish mohammed and his family all the best for their business. >> natural riches don't always translate into the wealth of a nation.
Nov 21, 2012 11:00am PST
, that has left 100 people dead. joining me now from gaza is nbc news foreign correspondent amman mulhadeen. i saw you turn around and notice the night skylight up behind you. that was a minute within the cease-fire taking effect. do we know that's rocket fire coming in behind you? >> reporter: it was, in fact. it was an israeli air strike north of where we are. gaza is still very much a war zone atmosphere. although, as you mentioned, it is 9:00 local time so the cease-fire is officially in effect and hearing drones and up to the last minute as you noted but well before that, several minutes before that, a series of explosions as well as a series of rockets coming out of gaza in to southern israel and the question is whether it sticks for the rest of the night. >> obviously, everyone is watching very closely, certainly, in that region and around the world. the people living within gaza, is there a sense of relief or a sense of anticipation for relief coming up knowing that a cease-fire would be brokered and tonight. >> reporter: well, you know, by the time it was getting ready to
Nov 16, 2012 10:00am PST
. >> and amman, in fact, not only civilians in general, the population, but the children, the fatalities there among the palestinians in gaza, tell us what's happened so far? >> absolutely. it's nightfall in gaza. we've heard the sounds of air strikes behind us. you can hear the explosions and probably hear one now as we hear a fighter jet flying abovep. that's the kind of explosion you will hear systemically throughout the course of the night here in gaza. it sends shock waves of fear to the population of 1.5 million people here. as martin said you don't hear air sirens you don't give people a chance to run to shelters or bunkers. this is the reality of what the people will be living under the next several hours and as long as this operation continues. to put that in the context of how everything here is unfolding, people are afraid. you talked about the children being killed. six of the 23 people that have been killed so far in these air strikes have been children. now a part of that is because gaza is densely populated. israel claims to be carrying out precision strikes on specific ta
Nov 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >>> 37-year-old amman melas of oakland was hit by a light rail train after walking into the market street tunnel about 7:30 friday morning. he was hit by an inbound j- church train. the accident shut down muni service for about three hours in all. authorities still don't know why he was in the tunnel. >>> two years after it disappeared. a metal cross with a legal history reappears in the bay area. where it turned up today, and what authorities plan to do with it. >> record heat today. obviously, some records tomorrow. but the big changes, cold weather headed your way. i'll let you know when it gets here and how cool it's going to get. >> up first, a night of thanks to the oakland police department. including one volunteer who has logged more than 20 years of service. >>> the oakland police department tonight held a thank you dinner to acknowledge community members who help the force and the oakland animal shelter. they were honored on broadway. 88-year-old charles johnson says he has donated his time for more than 20 years at the police department. >> yeah, i've been involved since
Nov 5, 2012 11:30pm PST
are whereabouts is asked to call police. >>> 37-year-old amman melas of oakland was hit by a light rail train after walking into the market street tunnel about 7:30 friday morning. he was hit by an inbound j- church train. the accident shut down muni service for about three hours in all. authorities still don't know why he was in the tunnel. >>> two years after it disappeared. a metal cross with a legal history reappears in the bay area. where it turned up today, and what authorities plan to do with it. >> record heat today. obviously, some records tomorrow. but the big changes, cold weather headed your way. i'll let you know when it gets here and how cool ♪ [ male announcer ] start with an all new award winning car. good. now find the most hard core driver in america. that guy, put him in it. what's this? [ male announcer ] tell him he's about to find out. you're about to find out. [ male announcer ] test it. highlight the european chassis, 6 speed manual, dual exhaust, wide stance, clean lines, have him floor it, spin it, punch it, drift it, put it through its paces, is he happ
Nov 15, 2012 11:00am PST
corruption, demonstrators in amman, jordan, burn tires and battle riot police. police responded with teargas and water cannons, fury over gas prices now around $4.25 a gallon. maybe escalating in to cries for democracy. demonstrators did something very rare. hurling insults at king abdullah. some even burned photos of the king. insulting the king is illegal and can result in a prison sentence. arwa damon joins us. is the arab spring movement taking hold now in jordan? >> reporter: well, it certainly is manifesting itself in a fairly different manner. it's important to point out that demonstrations began in jordan back in december of 2010 and the demonstrators then calling for economic reforms for an end to corruption and whilst the tiny nation is not gripped by the tide of arab spring, demonstrations have been spo sporadic for two years but none of them as severe as what we have been seeing over the last few days and now more jordanians are telling us think eve never been more concerned about the future of their country. as you mentioned, a rare thing to hear in jordan, the call
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Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
in their own countries. just watch. jordan will be next. bill: jordan next? amman, jordan? >> amman, jordan. a monarchy. a country that had a peace agreement with israel. they have a muslim brotherhood, very active in jordan. there are now protests against the king. bill: it is true there is a power vacuum in that region of the world. back here though, senator mccain was talking about susan rise. >> yes. bill: owe is suggesting now she should testify because we need to hear her out. now some have, paed that suggested that he has softened his language. do you see it that way? >> no. i think what he wants to do is get susan rise rise in confirmation hearings. because if she has confirmation hearings, what is the first question, who gave you the talking points? who wrote the cia memos? she will be under oath and have to tell the truth. bill: lindsey graham was out saying i blame the president above everybody else what happened in libya. >> i think what the administration wants to avoid congressional hearings of any sort what really happened. bill: is that possible? >> you bet it is, if
Nov 19, 2012 10:00am PST
cairo -- amman, you're in gaza as well. negotiations would be a immediate cessation of hostilities and a two-stage process within two weeks to a month there would be a broader agreement. we've known from the start that israel wants to do something about changing the reality where these rocket attacks do not continue to come from gaza. at the same time where you're standing in gaza there's a lot of criticism about the counterfire that's come from israel and the way they've been targeting areas that are very dense civilian areas. >> that's correct. in fact a lot of people have been describing it as two types. one it's a disproportionate use of force and more importantly a form of collective punishment. both of those are characteristic that international organizations have used to describe the israeli measures in the past. gaza is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. israel claims to be using precision or strategic strikes to hit specific buildings and targets. but the reality is, we have seen time and time again, you may be intending to hit one target but because of the
Nov 19, 2012 1:00pm EST
in amman, jordan instead. see why this could shake up the reason beyond anyone's worst fears. >>> michelle is in for sue today at the nyse. welcome, michelle. >> hey, tyler. thanks. we got a nice triple digit rally today. going to start with a market alert on this big day for the markets. robert pisani, what's the story about why we're climbing today? >> nobody is around in congress to say anything bad about the fiscal cliff. everyone said, hey, we're looking good! president in bangkok said things are looking good. pelosi came out, representative pelosi, speaker of the house, said we can do a deal. everybody's happy. then they all left. there is a recess. nobody's coming back with a fiscal crisis. a week and a half. >> that means there's no bad news. >> what sectors were most beaten up in the recent election? tech, telecom, energy and utilities. what sectors are up the most today? tech, telecom, energy and utilities. >> coincidence? >> wall street. don't you just love the whole thing? >>> the important thing is we're getting a little bit of gyrations in the gur reuro beca the
Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm EST
of amman. you have covered jordan many, many years, have been there a couple of times. it is always a place where you feel comfortable, whether it's a sense of stability here how is this unraveling? >> well, this is mostly centering around the economy, and it is important to know that jordan, in fact, experienced its first demonstrations back in december of 2010. people demonstrating wanting to see economic reforms, wanting to see an end to corruption. prize over it is last two years, and the government increased the cost of fuel, of cooking gas, of kerosene, daesel. that is what is really enraging people. cooking gas, for example, we want up more than 50%. government is saying it had to take such moves because of its drastic deficit. people really feel right now that that deficit is because of deposit corruption, because of mismanagement of funds. they want to see this decision reversed. they want on to see the government address the real problem. >> king abdullah, do they want to see him out? is that the solution here? is that what they're calling for? >> it's also important to po
Nov 21, 2012 9:00am PST
places like cairo, in amman, and elsewhere is to see that gaza has been pummelled by the israeli air force. hamas isn't necessarily that popular, a, here in gaza, and also elsewhere. people look beyond the politics and have a natural sort of solidarity with the people of gaza, and certainly that -- the difference is that before, for instance, in cairo when there were flare-ups in the arab -- palestinian-israeli conflict in the past. there would be very small demonstrations in support or solidarity with the palestinians where the ejust a minutian security outnumbered the protesters perhaps 15 or 20 to one. now egyptians can go out into square, other parts of egypt, and demonstrate by the thousands, by the tens of thousands, and, therefore, i think you are now seeing a level of popular support being expressed openly and strongly and freely for the palestinians -- the palestinians, not necessarily hamas, than you ever saw before prior to the arab spring. michael. >> and, yes, in a much more tangible way. ben, great to get your thoughts. stay around. we'll discuss more. >>> we're going t
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am EST
money. >>> a healthy profit. athenahealth ceo john than bush and wharton professor zeek amman we will making obama care working for you. >>> and what needs to be done for the electric grids throughout the northeast. >> let's rise above dysfunction and do the right thing. >>> "squawk box" begins right now. ♪ get higher, and higher, straight up we'll climb ♪ >>> good morning and welcome to "squawk box" on cnbc. i'm andrew ross sorkin along with joe kernen and becky quick. following a brutal day yesterday the dow's biggest one-day drop in more than a year, look at futures, we have green arrows, don't know how long they will last. >> the bank of england is just out, they are leaving the key rates unchanged at 0.5% as we expected. >> let's get through some of your morning headlines. europe markets are higher this morning as greece passed an unpopular package of austerity measures, that passage was necessary for greece to receive another round of international financial aid, and the weather outside may be frightful in the northeast but a reminder the holiday season is on the way. walmar
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